A Brief History of Thomas Jefferson University
Order of Lectures for Jefferson Medical College, 1846-1847. (John C. Hupp Matriculation Card Collection)
A Course of Lectures
In the beginning, a year’s session of lectures ran from mid-October through February. By 1847, the College extended lectures to run through March. Lectures covered areas of:
Anatomy dissection scene, ca. 1894. (Art/Photo Collection, E-011)
- Practice of Medicine
- Materia Medica
- Institutes of Medicine
- Principles of Surgery
- Practice of Surgery
The anatomy classes included lectures in addition to laboratories for human body dissections.
At a cost per lecture of $15, a full year session for all lectures totaled $120. Additional charges included a $5 matriculation fee and $30 for the diploma.